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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS)?

The company in question is, BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) currently with a stock price of 22.72 (1.34% today). The market cap for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 2115.55, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РSoutheast Banks industry. The target price for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 25.21. Currently BancorpSouth, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.98, and a forward P/E of 13.29. Average volume for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 544.78 and so far today it is 400648.

Performance in the last year for BancorpSouth, Inc. has been -1.75%. For EPS growth, BancorpSouth, Inc. has seen a growth of -9.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 31.80% over the last five years and could be 5.00% for the next five years. BancorpSouth, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -10.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.66%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.01%.

Since the IPO date for BancorpSouth, Inc. on the 10/16/1985, BancorpSouth, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -5.20%. With BancorpSouth, Inc. trading at 22.72, the dividend yield is 2.23%, and the EPS is 1.18.

So could BancorpSouth, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.98. The PEG is 3.8, P/S is 4.47 and the P/B is at 1.24. The P/cash is 7.75, with P/free cash flow at 32.7.

BancorpSouth, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.23, and total debt/equity at 0.23.

In terms of margins, BancorpSouth, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 94.10% and a profit margin of 23.80%.Payout ratio for BancorpSouth, Inc. is 33.80%. Return on assets come to 0.80% with return on investment coming to 22.30%.

Insider ownership for BancorpSouth, Inc., is at 1.50% and institutional ownership comes to 64.80%. Outstanding shares are at 94.36. While shares float is 85.31. The float short is currently 3.70%, and short ratio is 5.79.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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